Every February is National Self-Check Month. It is the time of year when you should be proactive about your health. Most people only see a doctor once a year and a dentist at Dentistry of Fishers twice a year. The rest of the time you need to be aware of what is going on in your body. You need to take charge of your dental health and be aware when dangerous symptoms develop.
There are many early warning signs you have cavities. The problems will only worsen if you continue doing nothing. Some of the most common symptoms that arise when you develop tooth decay include:
Over time, abscesses and pus can start to form around the tooth. You may have scheduled an appointment several months from now, but when you are in pain, you need to see our dentist immediately.
Gum disease is another potentially dangerous condition. While it will start off as mild, it can quickly develop into periodontitis. The symptoms to be aware of for this include:
Your dental health is of the utmost importance to us. Schedule a consultation at Dr. Jeremy Jones’ office in Fishers, IN as soon as something feels off. Even if it turns out to be nothing, it is better to be safe than sorry.